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Guess who made biscuits!

You know those really good cheddar bay biscuits from red lobster? Yeah those, that’s what I made. The only reason I really made these was because my sister and her best friend were craving them the night before at 11p.m. They were a lot easier to make than i thought they would be.

ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 Tbsp garlic powder
¾ teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1 ½ sticks (¾ cup) unsalted butter (divided)
1 cup whole milk (I didn’t have whole milk so i used regular milk and they worked fine)
1 (8 oz) package shredded mild cheddar cheese
½ teaspoon dried parsley

instructions


Preheat oven to 450°F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Add 1 stick of butter to a small microwave safe mixing bowl.  Microwave for 30 seconds or until butter is melted.  Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, garlic and ½ tsp salt.  Whisk until well combined.  Add butter and milk and whisk just until flour is all wet, do not over mix.  Add cheese and fold in with a spoon.

Drop heaping spoonfuls onto baking sheet.  Bake for 10-12 minutes, until biscuits are golden brown.

Meanwhile melt remaining ½ stick of butter in small mixing bowl.  Microwave for 30 seconds or until butter is melted.  Add ¼ teaspoon salt and parsley.  Stir with pastry brush.

Remove biscuits from oven, brush with melted butter mixture and enjoy!

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bad bananas?

when life gives you bananas, make banana rum bread! This one is my favourite banana bread recipes. It’s one that my step-mom makes and is really delicious.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe bananas, sieved
  •  cup melted salted butter
  • ¾ light brown sugar (depending on the level of sweetness you prefer
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tea spoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 ½ cup flour

directions

1.Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2.Mash the bananas in a bowl, then press the mash through a sieve to get out every last lump. 

3.In a large bowl (or using your mixer) cream together sugar and butter then add egg, vanilla, rum and bananas.

4.Add the spices, b. soda and salt combine until smooth

5.Add the flour last, stir until just combined.

6.Pour mixture into a buttered 4×8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 50 minutes to one hour, or until a tester comes out clean. Cool on a rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve.

easy bun recipe

in cooking class our teacher will randomly have us make ourselves a little meal or snack. He told us we were going to make buns and all I could think was that it was going to take a while and we would only get to eat them the next day. But in the hour long class we had we were able to make buns, make a salad, do all the clean up and eat.

3 ¾ cups of flower

2 tea spoons of sugar

2 ¼ tea spoons of yeast

1 ½ cups of lukewarm water

coat in oil. let rise in bowl. Make into bun shapes. Butter top and bake @400˚for ten minutes on top rack then ten minutes on bottom rack.